The marker represents the location of the war memorial in Dewsbury (South African war).
The Inscription reads::
This Statue was erected to commemoratethe patriotism of the Officers and Men ofthe Auxiliary Forces and St. Johns AmbulanceBrigade of Dewsbury and District whoserved their Country in the South AfricanWar. 1899 – 1902- and in memory of those wholost their lives during the campaign
Trooper Percy C. Johnston Duke of Cambridge Own I. Y.